- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 onions, very finely chopped
Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…
- 2 tsp yellow mustard seed
- 3 tbsp Madras curry paste
- 1kg (peeled weight) raw beetroot, peeled, halved and thickly sliced
A favourite in 1970s British salads (cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a root…
- 1 green chilli, halved lengthways
- 400g can chopped tomato
- 3 tbsp ground almond
- 4 tbsp low-fat natural yogurt, plus extra to serve
- basmati rice, to serve (optional)
Heat the oil in a large lidded pan, stir in the onions and cook for 8 mins until soft. Tip in the mustard seeds and cook for 1 min until toasted. Stir through the curry paste and sizzle for 3 mins.
Mix the beetroot through the spicy onions, then add the chilli, tomatoes and 2 cans of water. Cover and simmer for 30 mins, stirring occasionally, until the beetroot is tender. Remove the lid, turn up the heat and cook until the sauce is thick.
Take off the heat, then stir through the almonds, yogurt and some seasoning. Top with yogurt and serve with basmati rice, if you like.